Getting the right eeveelution can take extra steps like fulfilling strict conditions or even depending on “RNG” mechanics. Thankfully there are helpful nickname gimmicks that has been put into Pokemon Go to bypass the conditions and “RNG” mechanics to get the eeveelution you want. Below is a guide on how to claim your first eeveelutions using the naming conventions given.
Eeveelutions & Names
Claiming Your Eeveelution
How to Claim your desired Eeveelution
Using your main menu, press “Pokemon”
Find and select the Eevee you to want evolve
In the next page, go to the Pokemon’s name and tap edit (pencil icon)
Using the naming convention listed above, write the corresponding eeveelution name
Now you can evolve your Eevee (costs 25 Eevee candy) to the expected eeveelution
Note: this can only be done once for each eeveelution. Once you have used up the eeveelution nickname, you won’t be able to perform this same trick again for that type.